The Mission of the Treasure State Resources Association is to promote and enhance the Montana Way of Life through responsible resource development.

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2019 TSRA Annual Meeting - Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula

The 2019 TSRA Annual Meeting will be held June 19-20, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula. Click below for more information.

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Treasure State Resources Association strives to bring together industry groups, labor organizations, and recreation groups to work towards advancing policies that balance conservation with resource development and multiple use.

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Advisory Council Touts Potential for New Products

Source: E&E News, May 17, 2019 By: Dylan Brown The National Coal Council trumpeted non-burning uses of coal in a report published yesterday. (May 16, 2019) The report recommends that the Department of Energy create a dedicated coal-to-products research and development program and incentivize private-sector investment. “Advanced uses of carbon from coal can also lead […]

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Controversial Environmental Initiative Gets Green Light From State

Source:  http://montanauntamed.com   By: Susan Dunlap  susan.dunlap@mtstandard.com  May 4, 2018 Updated May 6, 2018 …Environmental groups are gearing up to get more than 25,000 signatures for a ballot measure, I-186, that they say will protect both taxpayers and Montana’s waterways.  Mining industry officials say that if the measure passes, it will lead to endless lawsuits and […]

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Judge: Mining less needs to be studied

Source:  Helena Independent Record, March 27, 2018      By: Mead Gruver, AP Ruling Finds Effect on Climate Change Must Be Considered U.S. government officials who engage in regional planning for an area of Wyoming and Montana that supplies 40 percent of the nation’s coal must consider reducing coal mining as a way to fight […]

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Clean Water Rule: States, greens sue over Trump admin’s WOTUS delay

Source:  Environment &Energy News, February 6, 2018  By:  Ariel Wittenberg, E&E News Reporter States led by Democrats and environmental groups filed lawsuits today challenging the Trump administration over its two-year delay of the Clean Water Rule. Both lawsuits accuse U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers of exceeding their statutory authority under the Clean […]

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Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team to Meet January 30, 2018

The Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team (MSGOT) will meet on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 11:00 am. – 2:00 pm. in Room 152 of the State Capitol Building in Helena, MT. The primary focus of this meeting will be efforts to develop a mitigation marketplace to incentivize habitat conservation for Great Sage-grouse.  The Montana Sage […]

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